Tour and Guided Mountain Walk
Tour and Guided Mountain Walk | 1 hour
From the Lodge Helipad, combine a flight that includes landing on Mount Tarawera (20 minutes tour on the mountain top), as well as spectacular aerial views of our stunning crater lakes, the renowned Tarawera Falls and the vibrant Waimangu and Wai-O-Tapu geothermal reserves. This tour highlights these amazing features unique to this region because of their location on our faultline relative to the Pacific Rim of Fire.
Mount Tarawera / Orakei Korako ‘Thermal Explorer’ Dual Landing by Helicopter
Tour and Guided Mountain Walk | 3 hours
Experience a breathtaking trip to New Zealand’s historically important Mount Tarawera. Combine the thrill of landing on the exposed summit of Mount Tarawera with an unforgettable flight that includes spectacular aerial views of stunning crater lakes, the renowned Tarawera Falls and the vibrant Waimangu and Wai-O-Tapu geothermal reserves.
After flying over Wai-O-Tapu, we descend to follow the Waikato River to the hidden valley of Orakei Korako. Once landed, you will ferry across the river and begin your land-based tour. Experience hot springs, gushing geysers and the natural beauty of this geothermal wonderland. Your return flight takes in views of farmland and the Paeroa mountain range before flying over Rotorua and returning you to the Lodge.